Water: How much should you drink every day and why?

Water: How much should you drink every day and why?

What role does water play in the body? It helps perform chemical reactions and maintain important structures in our cells. Water in the body helps regulate temperature, keep joints lubricated, nourish the brain and spinal cord, and is an integral part of our metabolism. Why is water so important? Since the body relies on water…

Things to Know Before You Go (#2)

Things to Know Before You Go (#2)

A Well Balanced diet that contains adequate fiber, water, and diversity helps alleviate diarrhea or constipation. However, things like toileting posture and muscle relaxation are equally as important as nutrition.

Gift Guide for Health Gains in the New Year

Gift Guide for Health Gains in the New Year

Shopping for presents for friends and family can be a dreaded task during a busy holiday season. We’ve made it easy for you this year by creating a gift guide (or wish list) for you with must-have items that make a healthy lifestyle convenient. Crate and Barrel Veggie Ricer: This is a simple yet helpful…

Healthy For The Holidays

Healthy For The Holidays

The holidays are quickly approaching which means it’s time for all things food, family, and friends. These seasonal festivities can be both cheerful and stressful. Whether you’re looking forward to a full house and a full belly or slightly dreading it, understandably, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day our health sometimes gets put on the…

Mindful Eating - What is it and why is it important?

Mindful Eating – What is it and why is it important?

What is Mindful Eating and why is It important? Eating mindfully is about awareness and intention. It calls for deliberate engagement on our part. It is making thoughtful decisions on what we gather, shop for, and select. The absence of mindful eating is eating with distraction, on autopilot, or letting your environment be the sole influence for your food choices. When we learn how to be mindful eaters, it allows us to make meaningful, clear choices about the food we’re eating and why.

Wellness Resources to get you through COVID-19

Wellness Resources to get you through COVID-19

Who would have thought we’d be here? Suffering as a nation. Hunkering down for the safety of one another. Trying to stay connected while social distancing. Working, teaching, and schooling from home.  Praying for the essential workers who are on the front lines and keeping the world going to the best of their ability. During…